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By Carrie Sandahl,Philip Auslander

ISBN-10: 0472068911

ISBN-13: 9780472068913

ISBN-10: 0472098918

ISBN-13: 9780472098910

"A testomony to the synergy of 2 evolving fields. From the examine of staged performances to examinations of the appearing physique in way of life, this booklet demonstrates the large profitability of relocating past incapacity as metaphor. . . . it is a lesson that lots of our cultural associations desperately have to learn."

-Martin F. Norden, college of Massachusetts-Amherst

This groundbreaking assortment imagines disabled our bodies as "bodies in commotion"-bodies that dance throughout inventive and discursive limitations, difficult our realizing of either incapacity and function. within the book's essays, top critics and artists discover subject matters that variety from theater and dance to multi-media functionality artwork, agit-prop, American signal Language theater, and wheelchair activities. Bodies in Commotion is the 1st assortment to contemplate the jointly interpretive characteristics of those rising fields, generating a dynamic new source for artists, activists, and scholars.

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